Ukrainian Military Press Back Russian Assault From Township Strilkove, Kherson Region


(17:03, Saturday, March 15, 2014)


Ukrainian News Agency


Ukrainian military have pressed back Russian assault from the township Strilkove, Kherson Region, reads a statement made by the press service of the Defence Ministry of Ukraine.


“Today, on March 15, 2014, units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine suppressed an attempt of penetration into the territory of Kherson Region from the Arabat Spit by servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. They were rebuffed immediately. For the purpose of instant response to the provocation the Ukrainian party raised air force of the Army Component of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and also an airmobile battalion force,” it said.


As to the agency, Russian servicemen returned to their previous location.


As Ukrainian News earlier reported, Russian military men entered township Strilkove, Kherson Region



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